Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

Empowering Organizations: The Blueprint for Future Success

In the fast-paced world of business, it's imperative to think ahead. But how can an organization ensure its relevance, leadership, and innovation 20 years down the line? Enter the world of strategic planning - an essential tool for visionary leaders, committed to long-term success. Our course, "Blueprint for Future Success," is tailored to equip leaders with the skills and insights required to chart a course for sustained organizational excellence.

Strategic planning isn't just about setting goals; it's about envisioning the future, understanding the present, and building a bridge between the two. While business plans and long-term plans have their place, strategic planning is the compass that guides a business through uncertain waters, ensuring it remains true to its core values, mission, and vision.

Through this comprehensive course, participants will gain:

  1. Clarity and Focus: Understand the nuances and distinctions between various planning models - from business plans to long-term planning, and pinpoint the unique value that strategic planning brings to the table.

  2. Foundation Building: Learn the significance of mandates, both formal and informal, and craft compelling mission and vision statements that resonate and align with your organization's ethos. Dive deep into the role of values, and explore their transformative impact on decision-making and organizational culture.

  3. Strength and Vulnerability Analysis: Engage with diagnostic tools and frameworks to truly dissect your organization's strengths and weaknesses. More importantly, discover how perceived weaknesses might be leveraged as unique strengths or differentiators.

  4. Risk Management: In the business realm, risks are unavoidable. This course empowers leaders to evaluate, prioritize, and mitigate these risks, turning potential pitfalls into opportunities for growth.

  5. Resource Optimization: From human capital to financial assets, understand how to allocate and prioritize resources effectively to align with your strategic vision.

  6. Constructing the Blueprint: Dive into the structural elements of a strategic plan. Understand the significance and role of each segment, and gain hands-on experience in crafting a robust, actionable, and comprehensive strategic plan.

  7. Engagement and Communication: A strategic plan is only as effective as its execution. Unravel the secrets of ensuring organizational buy-in, fostering a sense of ownership among stakeholders, and effective communication strategies to keep everyone on the same page.

  8. Future-Proofing: The business landscape is ever-evolving. Acquire the tools and methodologies to keep your strategic plan dynamic, updated, and relevant, ensuring your organization is always one step ahead.

In conclusion, "Blueprint for Future Success" is not just another course; it's an investment in the future of your organization. Designed for forward-thinking leaders, this course offers a holistic and in-depth exploration of strategic planning, ensuring that your organization doesn't just survive but thrives in the decades to come. Join us in this transformative journey and carve a path to unparalleled success.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define and describe strategic planning.
  • Summarize the process of analyzing the state of your organization.
  • Clarify your organization mandates and mission.
  • Assess the environment and identifying strengths and weaknesses.
  • Collect and analyzing the data - what are the issues.
  • Summarize the mission, vision, and values.
  • Formulate and plan immediate and long-term outcomes.
  • Summarize and prioritize your needs and identify risks.
  • Summarize howto prioritize tactics and resources.
  • Describe processes for outlining, designing plan, including budgets.
  • Define action guidelines.
  • Document and communicate the plan.
  • Update and revise the plan.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 1 points
Exam 1 10 points
Exam 2 10 points
Exam 3 10 points
Exam 4 10 points
Exam 5 10 points
Exam 6 10 points
Exam 7 10 points
Exam 8 9 points
Exam 9 10 points
Exam 10 10 points
Exam 11 10 points
Exam 12 10 points
Exam 13 10 points
Exam 14 10 points
The Final Exam 70 points
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